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Ex-city attorney free on $500,000 bail in fatal hit-and-run case

If Christopher Sullivan, a former attorney for the city of Rutland, were to flee before his new sentencing hearing June 29, his wife could be on the hook for the full bail amount.

Former Rutland attorney in fatal crash case to remain jailed

Christopher Sullivan lost a bid for home detention while he awaits resentencing. The judge also said that hearing will be narrowly focused; the defense wants more scope for its arguments.

Police: Dead man’s injuries consistent with fall from bridge

BURLINGTON — An autopsy has confirmed that 22-year-old Nicholas Cusson-Ducharme, who died Saturday, was killed by injuries consistent with falling from the Blue Bridge, which connects Burlington and Winooski, police say. Cusson-Ducharme’s body was discovered at the bridge by a “concerned acquaintance,” according to police. He was out with friends in downtown Burlington on Saturday […]

Shooting is described as unintended cap to string of crimes

Police say the incident in Poultney over the weekend followed a night of alcohol, marijuana and theft. The gun was obtained in a robbery last month, they say.

14-year-old boy struck and killed while riding bike in Highgate

A 14-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car Friday afternoon while riding his bicycle on Route 7 in Highgate, police say. The Vermont State Police reported in a press release that the boy, Christian Regan, of Swanton, was killed when he collided with a car driven by Gage Bouchard, 22, of Highgate. Regan […]

Boy severely injured in Amtrak accident identified

A Valley News story reported that the pair had decided to walk across the bridge because they were intrigued by a legend, according to which the bridge was haunted by a child whose life was one of more than 30 lost in an 1887 train wreck on the same bridge.